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Opinion: David Allen Green's guided tour of UK stop and search law

A placard at many UK Black Lives Matter protests reads: 'The UK is not innocent.' Protesters demand to know why black Britons are arrested in disproportionate numbers. The FT's legal writer examines UK powers and argues: 'You may think you can go about your business in the UK without being stopped by the police unless there is a good reason. You would be wrong'